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China - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

506.1 (kilograms per hectare) in 2015

In 2015, fertilizer consumption for China was 506.1 kilograms per hectare. Fertilizer consumption of China increased from 452 kilograms per hectare in 2006 to 506.1 kilograms per hectare in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.36 %.

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What is fertilizer consumption?

Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

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What is China fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2015 506.1 -10.78 %
2014 567.3 1.48 %
2013 559.0 1.45 %
2012 551.0 3.30 %
2011 533.4 3.49 %
2010 515.4 3.32 %
2009 498.9 3.31 %
2008 482.9 2.88 %
2007 469.4 3.83 %
2006 452.0 6.76 %
2005 423.4 2.34 %
2004 413.7